Ifeanyi Ajaero, a 37-year old man has been arrested for allegedly chaining his 28-old -wife, Obiageli Ajaero, to a generator from the Friday night the 14th of April till Saturday morning the 15th of April 2017.
Obiageli was seriously battered by her husband before being chained. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the incident happened at Ewooluwo, Sagamu.
He said the suspect who is a member of the already disbanded merchant Navy used a handcuff to chain his wife who has become so weak as a result of serious beating from the husband.
Oyeyemi said Ajaero’s neighbours who always witnessed the frequent beating of the wife by Ifeanyi alerted the police of the latest happening and got the suspect arrested. On interrogation, he said the suspect admitted chaining the woman to the generator, but he claimed that his action was for “self-defence.”
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who described the action of the suspect as the height of wickedness has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to Anti- Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the state Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.
Gosh1 This is absurd and sickening…